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Gold Rush Basic Knowledge
"This is the Era of the Gold Rush. See if you know your California Gold Rush history."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Who was the president of the U.S. in the Era of the Gold Rush?
John Q. Adams
William H. Harrison
James K. Polk
How was gold extracted?
By mining with pickles
By digging with a shovel
By raking in the ground
James Marshall discovered gold.
What did the Gold Rush cause in San Francisco?
An increase in the population
Pirates seeking gold
The arrival of mysterious diseases from other countries
An increased number of animals
Who found gold and invented a jeans company?
What were the miners called in the Gold Rush?
California gold miners
In which city in California was gold discovered?
Along what "trails" did many people came to California?
Oregon Trail and Santa Fe Trail
San Francisco and Oregon Trail
California and Texas Trail
Santa Fe and Mexican Trail
What role did women play in the Gold Rush?
they stole the gold of the others for their men
they watched how men found gold
they took care of men
they guided the men
Which of these groups was NOT interested in gold?
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Compiled Jun 28 12